Actor-producer-screenwriter-all-around Renaissance man Justin Theroux is joining Parks and Recreation (a.k.a. this fall's most improved comedy) in a major recurring role, sources confirm to me exclusively. Theroux, whose previous tube work includes stints on The District, Ally McBeal, and Sex and the City, has been cast as a friend of Ann's (Rashida Jones) and a potential love interest for Leslie (Amy Poehler). His first episode is slated to air in early 2010. Last month it was announced that Theroux had signed on to produce a big-screen comedy for Paramount set in the world of air guitar competitions. He also wrote the screenplays for Tropic Thunder and the upcoming Iron Man 2. And played everyone from Jesus Christ to John Hancock. A one-trick pony he's not. Source Here
Watch a sneak peek of PARKS AND RECREATION "The Camel" Season 2 Episode 9 which airs Thursday November 12 on NBC (8:30-9 PM ET). Episode Synopsis: After one of the murals ("The Spirit of Pawnee") in City Hall is defaced, Leslie (Amy Poehler) and the Parks Department compete to come up with a new design. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) and Ron (Nick Offerman) share an uncomfortable moment at the shoeshine stand. Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza also star. Source Here
Watch a preview of Parks & Recreation "Ron and Tammy" Season 2 Episode 8 which airs Thursday November 5 on NBC (8:30-9 PM ET). Episode Synopsis: Leslie (Amy Poehler) is upset when she learns the library department wants to take over her lot. Making matters worse, the library is run by Ron's (Nick Offerman) ex-wife Tammy (played by Offerman's real-life wife Megan Mullally), who still has a powerful emotional hold on him. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) gets a job in hopes of winning Ann (Rashida Jones) back. Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza also star. Source & Preview
Check out a preview and photos of Parks & Recreation "Greg Pikitis" Season 2 Episode 7 which airs Thursday October 29 on NBC (8:30-9 PM ET). Episode Synopsis: Leslie (Amy Poehler) enlists the help of Dave (guest star Louis C.K.) and Andy (Chris Pratt) in order to catch a local teen vandal. Meanwhile, Ann (Rashida Jones) struggles to make her Halloween party fun, and gets help from an unlikely source. Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman and Aubrey Plaza also guest star. Source & Preview
John Mayer's reported reunion with Jennifer Aniston appears to be over - the rocker is dating actress Rashida Jones. Read More: Starpulse.com - John Mayer Dating Rashida Jones?
Here's some happy Friday news for fans of Mercy , Community and Parks & Recreation . NBC has picked up all 3 series for full seasons. From Zap2it: "None of the three shows has made a whole lot of noise in the ratings ( Mercy is the leader of the three, averaging 7.8 million viewers a week), but as NBC tries to climb out of its fourth-place hole, it's opting for a measure of stability in the second half of the season." We recently mentioned both Community and Parks in our Fall Things Reconsidered feature. While I noted that I don't feel like Community has lived up to its potential just yet, I'm happy that it's getting a full season to grow. And...as I mentioned...I think Parks has been much improved in its second season, so I'm thrilled that it will be sticking around. Which of these series are you most excited about their pickups? Source
Check out the episode details of Parks & Recreation "Sister City" Season 2 Episode 5 which airs Thursday October 15 on NBC (8:30-9 PM ET). Episode Synopsis: Leslie (Amy Poehler) plays host to the Parks and Recreation department from Pawnee's sister city, Boraqua, Venezuela, and is shocked at the cultural differences. Tom (Aziz Ansari) becomes an errand boy, and April (Aubrey Plaza) plays hard to get. Source Here
Check out the highlights from last week's Parks & Recreation episode, " Beauty Pageant " so you can be all caught up for tonight's episode! In the clip, Tom shows off his secret skills to the beauty pageant contestants. NBC.com: 'Beauty Pageant' Highlights Don't miss Parks & Recreation Thursdays on NBC at 8:30/7:30c!
Check out the episode details of Parks & Recreation "The Practice Date" Season 2 Episode 4 which airs Thursday October 8 on NBC (8:30-9 PM ET). Episode Synopsis: Leslie (Amy Poehler) is nervous about her first date with Dave (guest star Louis C.K.), so Ann (Rashida Jones) takes her on a practice date to help her prepare. Meanwhile, after a local councilman is caught up in a sex scandal, Tom (Aziz Ansari), Ron (Nick Offerman), April (Aubrey Plaza) and Mark (Paul Schneider) decide to see who can uncover the worst dirt on each other. Source Here
Rashida Jones wants us to know that Parks and Recreation is not The Office 's stepchild. But Jones says that big things are coming this season, both for that desolate pit and for the love lives of both Ann and Leslie (Amy Poehler). Jones, 33, tells TVGuide.com about Fred Armisen's guest stint, a possible crossover with The Office and her memories of family friend Michael Jackson. To Read More Click Here .